Veteran Politician, Asiwaju Adeyemi, Dies At 75


Late Olusegun Adeyemi a.k.a Wake-up

Asiwaju Segun Adeyemi, popularly called ‘Wake-up’ by his teeming admirers, has died at the age of 75.


He was the Asiwaju of Bayeku town in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria.

Late Adeyemi with others defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) into the All Progressives Congress (APC) with thousands of their supporters in 2014.


According to the report gathered by THE IMPACT, the late political war horse and community leader, succumbed to death late Friday (yesterday) night.


Asiwaju Adeyemi was the Chairman of the defunct National Party of Nigeria (NPN) in Ikorodu in the Second Republic and during the ill-fated Third Republic, he pitched his tent with the National Republican Convention (NRC).

He also played prominent role in the emergence of Sir Michael Otedola as the governor of Lagos State.


The late politician was the State Vice Chairman of the UNCP which was one of the five political parties created by the late military dictator, Gen. Sanni Abacha.


At the advent of this democratic dispensation in 1999, late Adeyemi joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), where he served as the first State Vice Chairman and later as Deputy.


He was also the Lagos East Coordinator of the Network Alliance, the political machiney of late Funsho Williams.


He was a member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Overcomers Parish in Ikorodu.


Late Adeyemi was survived by wives and children

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